The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 28 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs citing Perl 129 147 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.27% 9.54% 7.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 14.11% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 107 116 129
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1097 1042 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.80% 67.62% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 899 936 1281
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 158 (62.95%) Python
2 152 (60.56%) Linux
3 110 (43.82%) Java
4 88 (35.06%) UNIX
5 60 (23.90%) Bash Shell
6 59 (23.51%) C++
7 58 (23.11%) JavaScript
8 55 (21.91%) SQL
9 53 (21.12%) Software Engineering
10 52 (20.72%) Degree
11 51 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (20.32%) HTML
12 49 (19.52%) Windows
13 44 (17.53%) C
13 44 (17.53%) MySQL
14 42 (16.73%) VMware
14 42 (16.73%) Ruby
15 41 (16.33%) QA
16 40 (15.94%) Red Hat
17 38 (15.14%) C#
18 35 (13.94%) OO
18 35 (13.94%) CentOS
19 34 (13.55%) Oracle
20 33 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (12.35%) CSS
22 30 (11.95%) Subversion
23 29 (11.55%) Ubuntu
24 28 (11.16%) PHP
24 28 (11.16%) Puppet
25 27 (10.76%) XML

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.37%) Apache
2 19 (7.57%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.20%) CMS
5 2 (0.80%) iPlanet
5 2 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) MS Office
2 3 (1.20%) Simulink
2 3 (1.20%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.59%) FastVal
2 4 (1.59%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.37%) Internet
2 19 (7.57%) DNS
3 18 (7.17%) DHCP
4 14 (5.58%) LTE
4 14 (5.58%) Wireless
4 14 (5.58%) 3G
5 10 (3.98%) Intranet
5 10 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.98%) 4G
6 9 (3.59%) SAN
7 8 (3.19%) 2G
7 8 (3.19%) SNMP
7 8 (3.19%) LDAP
8 7 (2.79%) Firewall
9 6 (2.39%) HTTP
9 6 (2.39%) UMTS
9 6 (2.39%) GSM
10 4 (1.59%) VPN
11 2 (0.80%) TETRA
11 2 (0.80%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.53%) MySQL
2 17 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.20%) SQLite
7 3 (1.20%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Subversion
2 23 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.98%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.78%) Eclipse
5 11 (4.38%) Maven
6 10 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.59%) Hudson
8 7 (2.79%) CMake
8 7 (2.79%) Ant
8 7 (2.79%) Bugzilla
9 6 (2.39%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.59%) CppUnit
10 4 (1.59%) Valgrind
11 3 (1.20%) Redmine
11 3 (1.20%) Xcode
12 2 (0.80%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.80%) SCons
13 1 (0.40%) GCC
13 1 (0.40%) GoogleTest
13 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (10.76%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.96%) Finance
3 12 (4.78%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.98%) Electronics
6 9 (3.59%) Marketing
7 7 (2.79%) Automotive
8 2 (0.80%) Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (21.12%) Developer
2 51 (20.32%) Administrator
2 51 (20.32%) Systems Administrator
3 43 (17.13%) Software Engineer
4 39 (15.54%) Test Engineer
5 28 (11.16%) Linux Administrator
5 28 (11.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 23 (9.16%) UNIX Administrator
7 18 (7.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.37%) Java Developer
8 16 (6.37%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.37%) Graduate
9 15 (5.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.38%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Senior UNIX Administrator
14 9 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.59%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.32%) HTML
2 31 (12.35%) CSS
3 27 (10.76%) XML
4 21 (8.37%) jQuery
5 20 (7.97%) Web Services
6 17 (6.77%) J2EE
7 14 (5.58%) CGI
8 11 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (3.59%) STL
9 9 (3.59%) Middleware
9 9 (3.59%) JSON
10 8 (3.19%) Struts
10 8 (3.19%) JSP
10 8 (3.19%) MFC
11 7 (2.79%) LAMP
12 6 (2.39%) Ajax
12 6 (2.39%) XSLT
12 6 (2.39%) REST
13 5 (1.99%) Android SDK
13 5 (1.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.96%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.56%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.18%) PKI
4 13 (5.18%) Open Source
5 10 (3.98%) Device Driver
5 10 (3.98%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.79%) Wiki
7 6 (2.39%) Grid Computing
7 6 (2.39%) Clustering
7 6 (2.39%) Biology
8 5 (1.99%) Firmware
8 5 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.59%) Robotics
9 4 (1.59%) Handset
9 4 (1.59%) Biotechnology
10 3 (1.20%) Physics
10 3 (1.20%) Life Science
10 3 (1.20%) DTV
10 3 (1.20%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 152 (60.56%) Linux
2 88 (35.06%) UNIX
3 49 (19.52%) Windows
4 35 (13.94%) CentOS
5 29 (11.55%) Ubuntu
6 25 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (9.56%) Solaris
8 19 (7.57%) Debian
9 11 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.99%) Android
11 4 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) HPUX
13 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.12%) Software Engineering
2 51 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.94%) OO
4 26 (10.36%) ITIL
5 23 (9.16%) Mentoring
6 22 (8.76%) DevOps
7 21 (8.37%) Test Scripting
7 21 (8.37%) Migration
7 21 (8.37%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.97%) Web Development
9 18 (7.17%) Test Automation
10 17 (6.77%) Scrum
10 17 (6.77%) Automated Testing
10 17 (6.77%) Data Analysis
11 16 (6.37%) Configuration Management
12 15 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.18%) ERP
13 13 (5.18%) TDD
13 13 (5.18%) Multithreading
14 10 (3.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 158 (62.95%) Python
2 110 (43.82%) Java
3 60 (23.90%) Bash Shell
4 59 (23.51%) C++
5 58 (23.11%) JavaScript
6 55 (21.91%) SQL
7 44 (17.53%) C
8 42 (16.73%) Ruby
9 38 (15.14%) C#
10 28 (11.16%) PHP
11 27 (10.76%) Shell Script
12 14 (5.58%) Bourne shell
13 13 (5.18%) T-SQL
14 9 (3.59%) Embedded C
15 6 (2.39%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.39%) TTCN
16 5 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.59%) Embedded C++
18 3 (1.20%) MATLAB
19 2 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (20.72%) Degree
2 13 (5.18%) OCP
2 13 (5.18%) Oracle Certification
2 13 (5.18%) RHCE
3 3 (1.20%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 24 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (5.98%) VMware ESX
4 13 (5.18%) vSphere
5 7 (2.79%) KVM
6 4 (1.59%) NFS
7 3 (1.20%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.80%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 28 (11.16%) Puppet
2 18 (7.17%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (5.98%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (3.98%) SCCM
4 10 (3.98%) SCOM
5 4 (1.59%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.20%) Ansible
7 1 (0.40%) Munin
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (16.73%) VMware
2 40 (15.94%) Red Hat
3 34 (13.55%) Oracle
4 21 (8.37%) Sun
5 17 (6.77%) HP
6 15 (5.98%) Microsoft
6 15 (5.98%) EMC
7 14 (5.58%) SAP
8 11 (4.38%) IBM
9 10 (3.98%) Perforce
9 10 (3.98%) Dell
9 10 (3.98%) Sybase
10 9 (3.59%) NetApp
11 7 (2.79%) Hitachi
11 7 (2.79%) MKS
12 4 (1.59%) SunGard
12 4 (1.59%) Coverity
13 3 (1.20%) Zend
14 2 (0.80%) Vertica
14 2 (0.80%) Wind River
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